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Challenging for S'pore to ride on eSports wave

Small market cannot support that many jobs in the industry, limiting career options here, say observers

Game-market research firm Newzoo estimates that eSports revenues are set to grow to US$1.49 billion by 2020 while the number of eSports enthusiasts is expected to grow from 191 million this year to 286 million by 2020; the finals of the Dota 2 global tournament in Washington in 2014.


MORE than 10,000 fans sit cheering and screaming their lungs out in a stadium, wielding country flags, clappers and light sticks.

The stadium is dark, and is filled with strobe lights.

Under gigantic screens, e-athletes, in their matching team shirts, fire at their...

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